20 Punt / Pounds

20 Punt / Pounds -  obverse20 Punt / Pounds -  reverse

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Features

Country Ireland
Issuing bank Banc Ceannais na hÉireann (Central Bank of Ireland)
Period Republic (1937-date)
Type Standard banknote
Years 1980-1992
Value 20 Pounds
20 IEP = 31 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 172 × 90 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 73
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

William Butler Yeats (poet, dramatist and mystic) at right.
Mythological hero Cú Chulainn (based on the motif used by the Abbey Theatre) in centre.
Deirdre (Yeats' manuscript) in background.

Lettering:
Banc Ceannais na hÉireann
Nótaí dlíthairgthe fiche bpunt

Translation:
Central Bank of Ireland
Legal tender note twenty pounds

Engraver: Servicon

Reverse

The Blasket Islands (off County Kerry).
An tOileánach by Tomás Ó Criomhthain in background.

Lettering:
Central Bank of Ireland
£20
Legal Tender

Engraver: Servicon

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1980-Jan-7  P#73a, Sigs: C. H. Murray & Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh
1981-Feb-24  P#73a, Sigs: C. H. Murray & Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh
1981-Oct-20  P#73a, Sigs: C. H. Murray & Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh
1981-Oct-28  P#73a, Sigs: C. H. Murray & Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh
1983-Jul-11  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1983-Aug-25  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1984-Jun-12  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1985-Aug-26  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1986-Jun-16  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1986-Aug-28  P#73b, Sigs: Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh & Maurice Doyle
1987-Aug-12  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1987-Sep-17  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1987-Nov-18  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1988-May-23  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1988-Jul-5  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1988-Dec-13  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1989-Feb-6  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1989-Oct-19  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1990-Aug-13  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1990-Sep-20  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1990-Nov-14  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1991-Jan-24  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1991-Nov-6  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1992-Jan-21  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien
1992-Feb-14  P#73c, Sigs: Maurice Doyle & S. P. Cromien

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